Persistent Energy Ghana
Licensing Solar-as-a-Service in a New Market
Persistent Energy Ghana, in partnership with Tigo, Airtel and MTN, provided pre-paid solar energy services to six villages in Ghana using a micro-grid system and solar home systems within one business. Both technologies had already been tested and were being used in Tanzania. This market validation grant tested the possibility of scaling an energy service business in a new market more quickly by applying proven, third party technologies.
For more information visit their website
GSMA’s grant gave PEG the ability to experiment, make mistakes, and take risks. This was exactly what we needed in order to figure out the kinds of things that would make licensing for off-grid solar work effectively.’ – Hugh Whalan, CEO, PEG
PEG Ghana Licensing Solar-as-a-Service in a New Market